Christina Erb

Christina Erb

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Lole Synchros - Pants: Reviews

Lole Synchros - Pants: Reviews

Short shorts are never a good thing when you're above your belayer. These knee-length capris will give you the right coverage without hindering your ability to move. Plus, the stretchy nylon fabric...

Millet LD Hybrid - Climbing Shoes: Reviews

Millet LD Hybrid - Climbing Shoes: Reviews

For your first shoe, go with a simple yet versatile style and stick to easy on/off Velcro. The Hybrid handled both slab and crack climbs, thanks to its sticky rubber, which is also engineered for...

Arc'teryx R-280 - Harnesses: Reviews

Arc'teryx R-280 - Harnesses: Reviews

A harness is more than just something to hang by. You'll want it to be durable with plenty of gear loops for carabiners, like the featherweight (only 11.2-ounce) R-280. Sure, it might look paper-...

Petzl Elia - Climbing Gear: Reviews

Petzl Elia - Climbing Gear: Reviews

Protect your noggin with this first-ever women-specific (read: ponytail-compatible) ten-ounce helmet. Ten vents release steam on hot days and the removable foam is washable when it starts to stink....

Gu Roctane - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Gu Roctane - Food & Culinary Acces: Reviews

Ultra freaks, take note: Gu's new high-powered sugar slurp has about three times the citrates and amino acids of its regular gels and may help battle fatigue in extreme races. Taste? Salty and a...

New Balance 920 - Sandals: Reviews

New Balance 920 - Sandals: Reviews

This is the first amphibian from running powerhouse NB. Portholes allow water and sand to drain, and a Vibram sole doggedly grips rocky terrain. newbalance.com

Sperry Submerisible Boot - Sandals: Reviews

Sperry Submerisible Boot - Sandals: Reviews

Sperry partnered with the U.S. Sailing Team to create a per-formance racing bootie. Interior mesh panels allow the ankle-high neoprene to drain quickly, while a removable internal toe thong adds...

A Royal Air Force helicopter searches for missing climbers

The New Rules of Survival

The planet is smaller than ever, but that just means there's a host of new dangers out there—and a new set of solutions. These days, a text message or the right travel-insurance policy might...

Women’s road biking gear

Women's Road Biking

1. FELT ZW1 BIKE It looks fast, it feels fast, and it is fast—even if you're not. The oversize carbon-fiber tubes are dialed for female riders; they were never too stiff, never too soft. Shimano's...

Freeskier Julian Carr Goes for a Record Cliff Jump

Incoming!

Julian Carr plans to fling himself into the record books this winter

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